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Tuesday, June 26...
We moved to a new computer, migrating from Windows XP to Windows10.
If you are a technopeasant like me you will know that contrary to all of your computer-literate friends who tell you that conversion is easy... BS!!
I have been at this for 10 days and am still confounded!
Bear with me... Ill be back...

2018 Ontario Provincial Elections results from the Vision
OPP investigating Rockland sexual assault

Liberal MP Francis Drouin cleared of sexual assault allegations
Local artist, Brian Turner, on CTV and showing in Cumberland Village
Rockland has a new Taxi Service
Keep in touch - Join Danielle's Facebook Page
Dale's Cemetery Annual Memorial Service Sunday, June 10
Our columnist Alberte Villeneuve launches new novel


More local and regional news briefs
Latest bulletins from Clarence-Rockland City Hall
Burn Ban Status


Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP)
for June (cycling safety, construction zones)

Resources: Local radio, TV, Obituaries, Gas Prices,
Traffic Enforcement, Septic Services, and more,,,


OPP investigating Rockland sexual assault
(Thursday, May 31, 2018) The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Russell County Rockland Detachment, are investigating a sexual assault that was reported to have occurred off St. Joseph Street in the City of Rockland in the wooded area next to the water tower at approximately 9:30 pm on Tuesday, May 29, 2018.

The suspect is described as a white male, English-speaking, approximately 25 years old, from 5’6" to 5’9" in height, dark hair and dark eyes. He wore a dark-coloured hoodie over his head and covered his face with a dark-coloured bandanna. He wore dark blue jeans and wore white running shoes with dark stripes.
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Liberal MP Francis Drouin cleared of sexual assault allegations
(Tuesday, May 22, 2018) Ontario Liberal MP Francis Drouin, who was accused of sexual assault during a visit to a Halifax bar during the party’s recent policy convention says his name has been cleared. Drouin, who represents the eastern Ontario riding of Glengarry-Prescott-Russell, said in a statement Tuesday that Halifax police have determined the matter is closed.

“I am pleased it has been resolved based on the facts. I have no further comment,” Drouin said in the statement.

"The matter, after being investigated by the sexual assault investigation team, was concluded on May 17. No charges were laid," wrote Halifax Regional Police spokesperson Const. Carol McIssac in an email to Radio-Canada. (
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Rockland artist, Brian Turner, on CTV and in Cumberland Village
(Monday, May 21, 2018) This just in... Rockland artist Brian Turner is going to be on the Ottawa CTV Morning Show with Sarah Freeman, tomorrow morning, Tuesday May 22nd.

They are interviewing him about his art. They will do a teaser with him at 9:00 a.m. and a four minute segment with him at 9:30 a.m. If you want to watch it and do not get the Ottawa Morning Show where you are, it can probably be found on the Internet. (
Editor's note: we will post it if it can be located? - Photo from his website.) Read more...
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Danielle Mantha's Facebook page... a must to join
(Monday, April 30, 2018) Rockland resident Danielle Mantha developed and manages the Rockland Friends andNeighbours (Q&A and Chat Facebook Page. Her's is a terrific resource and contribution to Rockland. Danielle keeps us up-to-date on current events and City news. Well worth joining this group if you want to keep in touch!. Click on the above link to join up.
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Cumberland Village:
Dale's Cemetery Annual Memorial Service Sunday, June 10
(Cumberland Village - 2018) The Dale's Cemetery Memorial Service has been going for well over 50 years and the current instalment will be held on Sunday, June 10, at 2:30 p.m., with the Reverend Robet Merritt (Cumberland United Church) officiating.


Check out our Dale's Cemetery web page for more information.
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Local And Regional News Items

Alfred Bog set to become provincial park

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A rare type of bog 75 kilometres east of Ottawa is set to become a new
provincial park. The Alfred Bog, which is south of the community of Alfred,
is home to turtles, the odd moose and carnivorous plants such as the
pitcher plant and sundew..
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Police ask for help again on Jessica Godin case

Someone somewhere knows how Jessica Godin ended up dead in a ditch in Fournier
six years ago. The information that could help police close the file on this
hit-and-run fatality is now worth $100,000.
Click here for more.


You can now read all the local papers online:
(Vision, Le Reflet, Le Carillon, Tribune Express, The Journal, L'Argenteuil)
Click here, read the news roundup then choose the paper you want to read.




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Here are a few resources of interest...
When Driving: Selective Traffic enforcement Program (STEP)-Current Month
Rockland/Ottawa Gas Prices
C-R local radio - Jewel 92.5
C-R cable television - TVC22
Brunet Funeral Home - Weekly Obituaries
Brazeau Septic Tank Cleaning
Highway 174 webcam - Cumberland Village
Parliament Hill webcam
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Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) for JUNE:
The Gatineau Police Service and Ottawa Police Service’s Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) will focus on
Cycling Safety and Construction Zones during the month of June.

Cycling Safety
Between 2012 and 2016, there were 1486 collisions involving cyclists with 1297 injuries and 12 fatalities.

Construction Zones
In Ottawa, between 2012 and 2016, 956 collisions occurred in construction zones resulting in 205 injuries and 1 fatality.

For more on the STEP program,
click here...
Check out the Ottawa Police Service
website
 

Rockland/Ottawa Gas Prices

A: Cheapest prices
within last 24 hours.

B: Average Price Today
posted at 5:00 p.m.

Tomorrow's Gas Prices Today with Dan McTeague's forecast... More...


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Weekly Obituaries


To see the current obituaries
from our area,

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Cameron and Highway 174

Traffic Cameras at 174/Trim and
Cameron Street at 174
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Parliament Hill
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These are the three
major party leaders (l-to-r):
NDP: Andrea Horwath
PC: Doug Ford
Liberal: Kathleen Wynne

For the latest information,
Google:
"Ontario Provincial Election"


Here are the three major party candidates for our area:
PC: Amanda Simard
Liberal: Pierre Leroux
NDP: Bonnie Jean-Louis

For information on these candidates, including:

  • JoŽl Charbonneau: Ontario Party
  • Darcy Neal Donnelly: Libertarian
  • Daniel Reid: Green

Click here


Local election news in this
week's Vision Newspaper:

  • Simard absent as GPR candidates trio debate issues one last time
  • Campaign sign arson - Leroux signs burned
  • She said/she said controversy in Simard PC campaign

    Follow the links here...


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BURN BAN NOTICES
(Current Status)


As of today, there is no burn ban.
Enjoy your weekend backyard fires, but don't forget to get a permit through the
Clarence-Rockland Bylaw Office:
613-446-6022


Call 613-580-2880
to hear the latest information.

Rockland's weather
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1310 News - Storm Centre here...
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BITS & BITES
of Everyday Life

Alberte Vileneuve

Read the verbal etchings from resident columnist. More...

Local Honey

Canaan Blueberry Farm
sells their own local honey... all natural, healthy and delicious!
613-833-2069

Cumberland Village News

Cumberland second only to
downtown when it comes to
new construction in the capital
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Road Conditions

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